Viperin is an interferon-stimulated gene that exerts antiviral effects. In this issue of Immunity, Saitoh et al. (2011) uncovered an unexpected function of Viperin and lipid bodies in interferon induction by Toll-like receptors, specifically in plasmacytoid dendritic cells.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Mar 25 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy
- Infectious Diseases